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RSC Clark 01:00:00

From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1286 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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RS Sumner 00:43:00

‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800

by James Sumner
‘How should a chemist understand brewing?’ Beer and theory around 1800
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1203 views
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Eighteenth-century chemists could gain useful income and patronage as advisors to industry – and some of the wealthiest and most influential industrialists were brewers. Making chemical knowledge credible to this audience, however, was not always e....

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Hare - CO2 greenhouse gas experiment 00:01:00

A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment

by Jonathan Hare
A Greenhouse-Gas Experiment
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1108 views
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A laboratory demonstration of Carbon Dioxide's effect of global warming.

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RSC Simmonds 01:23:00

A medicine cabinet in your garden?

by Monique Simmonds
A medicine cabinet in your garden?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1024 views
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Professor Monique Simmonds talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines

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MWSnap272 00:02:00

A nano-sized gas sensor 5

by Gabriel Lippmann
A nano-sized gas sensor 5
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1068 views
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The CRPGL group is a newly formed lab in Luxembourg. Within the project their role is to start looking at 'scale up', plasma treatment at larger scales than is possible in the other labs, coupled with a battery of different sample testing techniques.

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Architects of 00:58:00

Architects of the Microcosmos

by Harry Kroto
Architects of the Microcosmos
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 861 views
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In thistalk Harry Kroto explains that molecules have structures that are every bit as real in the mind of the chemists who create them, as are the edifices of brick, steel and concrete designed by architects and built by engineers.

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Architecture in 00:27:00

Architecture in Nanospace

by Harry Kroto
Architecture in Nanospace
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1165 views
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A brief history of carbon-60 and its developments into useful materials. How can chemistry help move us towards a more sustainable existence.

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Rowland 1 00:42:00

Atmospheric Chemistry

by Sherwood Rowland
Atmospheric Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1152 views
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In this interview Sherwood Rowland talks about Ozone depletion and the effect of CFCs on Ozone and Global Warming (Greenhouse Warming where infrared radiation is trapped). He explains the chemistry of Ozone depletion and the history of what led to th....

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nandita snip 00:24:00

Avogadro’s Number

by Nandita Abhyankar
Avogadro’s Number
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 786 views
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Herring 00:06:00

Battery Technology – from Volta to the 21st Century

by Mitchell Herring
Battery Technology – from Volta to the 21st Century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1111 views
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Mitchell Herring presents on battery technology from Volta to the 21st century.

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Nielsen 00:11:00

Bio-fuels and solar energy

by Alexis Nielsen
Bio-fuels and solar energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 873 views
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A comparison of bio-fuels and solar energy. Examples include algae-based oil and solar panels.

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Bradshaw 00:12:00

Biofuel Technology

by Miles Bradshaw
Biofuel Technology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 960 views
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Miles Bradshaw presents on the current status and future of biofuel technology.

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Hare buckey 00:08:00

Bucky Balls

by Jonathan Hare
Bucky Balls
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1285 views
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The Buckyball, or C-60 molecule was discovered by accident (in the lab) while trying to understand the chemistry between the stars in the Interstellar Medium ISM. The discovery led to the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1996. Here we look at the structur....

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C60 00:54:00

C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth

by Harry Kroto
C-60, the Celestial Sphere that Fell to Earth
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 737 views
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In 1985 an experiment, designed to unravel the carbon chemistry in Red Giant Stars, revealed the existence of C-60 Buckminsterfullerene (the third allotropic form of carbon). The story of the discovery and the way its symmetry relates to the natural ....

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Hare Nanotubes 00:04:00

C60 and Nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
C60 and Nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1068 views
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Jonathan shows how a sheet of graphite (hexagons) can be modified to make closed cages and tubes.  In real life the smallest of these tubes are only 1/100,000,000 meter in diameter - a nanometer (nm) - hence they are called nanotubes.  Depending on....

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C60-Buckminsterfullerene 00:32:00

C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule

by Harry Kroto
C60-Buckminsterfullerene: Not just a Pretty Molecule
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 905 views
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Amongst the Nobel Laureates lecturing in Lindau, Sir Harold Kroto would probably earn the award for the most unusual and characteristic way of presenting. This lecture, which is the first he ever gave in Lindau, is no exception. Kroto`s way of presen....

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Hare - Carbon 7 - Nanotubes 00:07:00

Carbon nanotubes

by Jonathan Hare
Carbon nanotubes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1104 views
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Some of the subtleties of the structures found in carbon nanotubes.

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Serniak 00:12:00

Carbon Sequestration

by Kyle Serniak
Carbon Sequestration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1227 views
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Why is carbon sequestration so important?

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Schrock 00:06:00

Catalysts and collaborations

by Richard Schrock
Catalysts and collaborations
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1024 views
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Catalysts facilitate almost every reaction in the human body. They also enable us to make all kinds of molecules in the lab, and few people have contributed more to this field than Richard Schrock. Can he help Norweigan student Christer pstad to cata....

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catalytic-clothing - Ryan 00:06:00

Catalytic Clothing

by Tony Ryan
Catalytic Clothing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1397 views
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When science meets fashion exciting things happen. Unlikely collaborators designer Helen Storey MBE and scientist Tony Ryan OBE have teamed up for Catalytic Clothing - a radical project that endeavours to clean the air we breathe through the clothes ....

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Johnston 00:10:00

Chemi- and bio-luminescence

by Sarah Johnston
Chemi- and bio-luminescence
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 721 views
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Chemiluminescence and bioluminescence. General chemistry explained and examples such as fireflies, Wintergreen mints, etc. are introduced

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Chemical Equations 00:33:00

Chemical Equations – and how we construct them

by Colin Byfleet
Chemical Equations – and how we construct them
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1162 views
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An introduction into the writing down of fully balanced chemical equations. The process is explained starting with word equations, finding all the relevant formulas and then working with some useful rules for finding the correct coefficients in the b....

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RSC Craston 01:00:00

Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic

by Derek Craston
Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 936 views
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Dr Derek Craston, the UK Government Chemist, reveals how Captain Scott's preparations for his 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic included a personal request to the Government Chemist to analyse his planned food supplies. Tellingly, the resea....

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Hare - Carbon 6 C60 Chemistry 00:06:00

Chemistry of C60

by Jonathan Hare
Chemistry of C60
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 840 views
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Jonathan Hare describes the novel chemistry of the C60 molecule.

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RSC Shakashiri 01:00:00

Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1247 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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CapturFiles_5 00:42:00

Climate change

by Sherwood Rowland
Climate change
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 879 views
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This presentation gives Rowland's current (2006) opinion/impression of Global Warming. He says that the first legislated discussion that he remembers in the US senate on the Global Warming was in 1986 and the looming problem and whether governments s....

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RSC Spencer 01:00:00

Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox

by Jeremy Spencer
Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 872 views
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Start at 15:00 minutes.  Dr Jeremy Spencer examines the role of flavonoid-rich foods which have been shown to promote a healthy heart and improve our mind and mood.

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McKenna 00:11:00

Complex Mixture Analysis by FT-Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry

by Amy McKenna
Complex Mixture Analysis by FT-Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1133 views
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The ultrahigh mass resolving power and sub-ppm mass accuracy of Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry (FT-ICR MS) allow the assignment of a unique molecular formula to each peak in the mass spectrum. Ionization methods for petro....

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chem formula 00:26:00

Constructing Chemical Formulas

by Colin Byfleet
Constructing Chemical Formulas
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 13337 views
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An introduction to constructing and recognising chemical formulas. Using 20 well-known elements, the valency-rules which govern the atomic ratios are explained and used with several examples.

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Electronic Properties of BC3 Atomic Sheet and Ribbon Structures 00:06:00

Electronic Properties of BC3 Atomic Sheet and Ribbon Structures

by Sudipta Dutta
Electronic Properties of BC3 Atomic Sheet and Ribbon Structures
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1435 views
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BC3 is a honeycomb lattice which has some novel electronic properties.

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nandita snip2 00:38:00

Factors Affecting Magnetic and Electric Order in Perovskite-Like Metal-Organic Frameworks

by Nandita Abhyankar
Factors Affecting Magnetic and Electric Order in Perovskite-Like Metal-Organic Frameworks
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 621 views
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Fixated on nitrogen 00:16:00

Fixated on Nitrogen

by Jeffery Leigh
Fixated on Nitrogen
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 587 views
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Sussex University has always supported unusual, interdisciplinary and innovative faculties. A good example of this was the Nitrogen Fixation Centre. Jeff Leigh was part of this exceptional work who's aim was to discover how nature uses nitrogen to cr....

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Marshall 00:44:00

FT-ICR. The Key to Unlocking Nature’s Isotopic Zoo

by Alan Marshall
FT-ICR. The Key to Unlocking Nature’s Isotopic Zoo
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1019 views
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Alan G. Marshall, Florida State University's 2006-2007 Lawton Professor, will speak on 'Reading Chemical 'Fine Print': The Key to Unlocking Nature's Isotopic Zoo' as he delivers the Tenth Annual Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor Lecture.'Natur....

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Lopez v 00:12:00

Fuel cells and their efficiency

by Victoria Lopez
Fuel cells and their efficiency
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 708 views
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An examination of the usefulness of fuel cells

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Hare - Carbon 8 - C28 00:08:00

Fullerene C28

by Jonathan Hare
Fullerene C28
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1869 views
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Jonathan describes a smaller 'buckyball' with its inherent differences from C60.

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Hare - Carbon 5 - Fullerene Maths 00:08:00

Fullerene maths

by Jonathan Hare
Fullerene maths
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1488 views
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How the structures of fullerene molecules obey the rules of mathematics discovered long ago by Euler.

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RSC Miller 00:40:00

Future Cities

by Richard Miller
Future Cities
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 690 views
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Dr Richard Miller, Head of Sustainability at the UK's Technology Strategy Board, speaks about the problems we are facing in our cities and current ways in which these are being addressed.  He gives examples of how chemists and small-medium sized ent....

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Gray 00:33:00

George Gray

by George Gray
George Gray
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1395 views
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George Gray has contributed fundamentally to the research and development of liquid crystal materials which comprise the Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) that are so essential to today's information based society. He created and systematized the liquid ....

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Hare giant buckey 00:05:00

Giant Fullerenes

by Jonathan Hare
Giant Fullerenes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1144 views
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C-60, the football caged molecule is the head of a family of carbon based structures called the Fullerenes. In this presentation we ook at the larger structures, the giant fullerenes and among other things we will explore the 60nrule us....

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Hare - Carbon 9 - Graphene 00:04:00

Graphene – part of the Carbon revolution.

by Jonathan Hare
Graphene – part of the Carbon revolution.
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 840 views
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Some intimate details of this novel new material.

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Green-Chemistry2 00:10:00

Green Chemistry

by Rachael Dean
Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 969 views
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Green chemistry

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green-chemistry1 00:11:00

Green Chemistry – an overview

by Julie Bowditch
Green Chemistry – an overview
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 943 views
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A general overview and a brief history of the green movement.

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RSC Terrill 01:00:00

Harnessing the light fantastic

by Nick Terrill
Harnessing the light fantastic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 752 views
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Professor Nick Terrill, principal beamline scientist at Diamond Light Source, explains how intense light produced at the UK's national synchrotron science facility in Oxfordshire is being used to examine colour changing polymers and research the next....

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Incendiary science: fireworks at the Royal Society 01:01:00

Incendiary science: fireworks at the Royal Society

by Simon Werrett
Incendiary science: fireworks at the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 406 views
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In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, fireworks offered some intriguing possibilities for scientific research among the experimental philosophers of the Royal Society. What was the nature of fire? How did combustion work? Why did gunpowder exp....

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Is Chemistry so difficult? 01:05:00

Is chemistry really so difficult?

by Andrea Sella
Is chemistry really so difficult?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 454 views
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Chemistry has progressed in a way few outsiders appreciate. It underpins many other sciences; from genomics and molecular biology, food and sports science, through to cosmology and planetary science. Why hasn't the public impression of chemistry evol....

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Hare - Longboard chemistry 00:06:00

Longboard chemistry

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1313 views
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How the production of new polymers has made long- and skate-boarding possible.

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RSC Scents 01:35:00

Making Sense of Scents

by Various Presenters
Making Sense of Scents
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 944 views
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A panel of experts discussed the powerful effects that fragrances have on enhancing lives, rehabilitation and triggering reactions and memories.

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Making the tiniest machines 00:59:00

Making the tiniest machines

by David Leigh
Making the tiniest machines
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 697 views
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Over the past few years some of the first examples of synthetic molecular level machines and motors Ñ all be they primitive by biological standards Ñhave been developed. These molecules respond to light, chemical and electrical stimuli, inducing mo....

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